mozilla displays wrong headers from uw-imap (12/31/1969, blank subject)

Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) garbage_collector@telia.com
Mon Sep 8 15:12:00 GMT 2003


> From: cygwin-owner@cygwin.com [mailto:cygwin-owner@cygwin.com]On Behalf
> Of Mr. Ali Nabavi

> Fetchmail gets my mail via pop3 and sends them to either tmail or dmail
> (I've used both.)  The logs look just fine, but says "bare LF only" and
> I don't know if that is a problem.  The mail ends up where the uw-imap
> readme says it will, in /var/mail/<username>.  I log in successfully
> with both Mozilla and Pegasus Mail and the messages have blank headers
> except for the date, which is 12/31/1969.  When I open the messages, the
> headers look okay, the date and time are accurate, but moving the
> message to another folder corrupts the message and, it appears, only
> moves the body over, not the headers.

 I'm no expert, but to me this looks as fetchmail and the other (cygwin!)
tools uses LF line endings (Unix style). While Mozilla and Pegasus Mail
(Windows executables most likely) expect it to be the Windows way (i.e.
CR+LF).

IMO a Mozilla and/or Pegasus Mail bug.

/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59°16.37'N, 17°12.60'E
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